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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)The General Services Administration (GSA) building is seen, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. General Service Administrator Emily Murphy, the head of the obscure federal government agency that is holding up Joe Biden's presidential transition, appeared to know she might be facing a messy situation after the votes came in. Prior to Nov. 3, Emily Murphy, the head of the General Services Administration, held a Zoom call with Dave Barram, 77, a man who was in her shoes 20 years earlier during the contested 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore. Barram said he advised her to

GSA earns top marks under FITARA 12 scorecard

House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations released the latest agency grades on progress around IT modernization goals.

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)A U.S. military aide carries the

DoD looking into what happens if the most important briefcase in the world goes missing

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(Tom Brenner/Pool via AP)Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks with meeting with Chile's Foreign Minister Andres Allamand, Friday, July 16, 2021, at the State Department in Washington. (Tom Brenner/Pool via AP)

Former State Department leaders urge Congress to address chronic Foreign Service workforce challenges

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How agencies are tackling Biden’s new diversity and inclusion order

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Biden’s diversity and inclusion EO highlights struggling federal internship program

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Partnership for Public ServiceIan Brownlee, State Department

State Dept. official a Sammies finalist for bringing stranded Americans home during pandemic

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The State Department recognizes excellence in US companies doing business overseas

Soon the State Department will honor U.S. companies doing business overseas. It’s the latest round in the Award for Corporate Excellence program, now in…

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David Rock, NeuroLeadership Institute

How can government agencies be more diverse and equitable?

Accountability for diversity initiatives and general equity is literally due on the president’s desk. In this moment, David Rock of the NeuroLeadership…

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GAOJason Bair, Government Accountability Office, GAO

State Department has work to do in terms of embassy construction, cybersecurity

In its latest look at how the State Department manages itself, the Government Accountability Office found State has made a lot of progress. Federal Drive got the latest from GAO’s Jason Bair.

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